Hyphenation of section

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word section? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of section:

A self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
He always turns first to the business section The history of this work is discussed in the next section
A very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
Sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue
A distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
No section of the nation is more ardent than the South There are three synagogues in the Jewish section
One of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
A section of a fishing rod Metal sections were used below ground Finished the final segment of the road
A small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
One of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
The written part of the exam The finance section of the company The BBC's engineering division
A land unit equal to 1 square mile
(geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
A small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
A graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course
A division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
A small army unit usually having a special function
A specialized division of a large organization
You'll find it in the hardware department She got a job in the historical section of the Treasury
A segment of a citrus fruit
He ate a section of the orange
The cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
Divide into segments
Segment an orange Segment a compound word

Synonyms of section:

noun subdivision, writing, written material, piece of writing, music
noun slice
noun area, country
noun segment, part, portion
noun team, squad
noun part, division, concept, conception, construct
nounsquare mile
nounplane section, area, country
nounmusical organization, musical organisation, musical group
nounarmy unit
noun department, division
noun segment
noun incision, surgical incision, cut, cutting
verb segment, separate, divide, part

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